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by Barr, Steven C
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Topics: Grabaciones sonoras -- Estados Unidos, Grabaciones sonoras -- Gran Bretaña, Grabaciones sonoras...
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by Brackett, Nathan, 1968-; Hoard, Christian (Christian David)
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Previously published as: Rolling Stone album guide
Topics: Popular music, Sound recordings
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by Dunleavy, Steve; West, Red; West, Sonny; Hebler, Dave
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Eleventh printing
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Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Rock musicians, Motion picture actors and actresses
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [376]-378) and index
Topics: Parker, Tom, 1909 June 26-1997, Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Impresarios, Impresario's
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by Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987; Hackett, Pat
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Primary source
Topics: Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987, Warhol, Andy, Artists, Beeldende kunsten, Tagebuch
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by Negron, Chuck
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by Spungen, Deborah
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A mother's account of her daughter's life as a "wild child" punk rocker who was stabbed to death
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Topics: Spungen, Nancy, Spungen, Deborah, Mothers, Mothers and daughters, Punk rock musicians, Family...
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Topic: Popular music
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by Guralnick, Peter
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Maps on lining papers
Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Rock musicians
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by Butler, Mark J. (Mark Jonathan), 1970-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. ), discography, and index
Topics: Techno music, Electronic Dance Music, Musical meter and rhythm
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by Kiedis, Anthony; Sloman, Larry
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Topics: Kiedis, Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Marks, Craig; Tannenbaum, Rob
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Includes index
Topics: MTV Networks, Rock videos
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Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index
Topics: Rap (Music), Hip-hop, Music, Rap (Musique), Musique, Hip-Hop, Geschichte 1968-2001, Musique -...
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by Souljah, Sister
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Topics: Souljah, Sister, African American girls
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by Blashill, Pat; Lavine, Michael, photographer
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"A Fireside book."
Topics: Alternative rock music, Alternative rock musicians
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by Guralnick, Peter
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 730-742) and index
Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Rock musicians
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Includes index
Topics: Temptations (Musical group), Motown Record Corporation, Soul musicians
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by Ochs, Michael, 1943-
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Includes index
Topic: Sound recordings
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by Doane, J. Chalmers
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Topic: Ukulele music
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by Reynolds, Simon, 1963-; Press, Joy, 1966-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Feminism and music, Rock music, Women rock musicians, Music, Sexism in music, Popmuziek, Feminisme,...
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by Piazzolla, Astor; Gorin, Natalio
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Discography: p. [209]-223
Topics: Piazzolla, Astor, Composers, Bandoneon players
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by Edwards, Paul, 1982-
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Includes index
Topics: Lyric writing (Popular music), Rap (Music)
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by Patoski, Joe Nick, 1951-
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Discography: p. 282-289
Topics: Selena, 1971-1995, Tejano musicians, Mexican American women singers
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by Shankar, Ravi, 1920-2012; Barnett, Elise B. (Elise Braun)
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Originally issued in box
Topic: Music
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by Small, Doug
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Includes discography: p. 103-104
Topics: Green Day (Musical group), Green Day, Punk rock musicians, Rock musicians
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by Whitburn, Joel; Whitburn, Joel. Top R & B singles, 1942-1988
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Rev. ed. of: Joel Whitburn's top R & B singles, 1942-1988. c1988
Topic: Rhythm and blues music
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Topics: Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959, Women jazz singers
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by Whitburn, Joel
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"Chart data compiled from Billboard's pop singles charts, 1955-2002."
Topics: Rock music, Popular music
Source: removedNEL
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by Whitburn, Joel
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"Compiled from Billboard's pop album charts, 1955-2001."
Topic: Popular music
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by Moynihan, Michael; Søderlind, Didrik
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-361)
Topics: Black metal (Music), Satanism, Neopaganism, Satanism in music, Church buildings
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Includes index
Topics: Jazz musicians, African American musicians
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by Baraka, Amiri, 1934-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: African Americans, Blues (Music), Jazz, Black musicians, Blues, Negers, Noirs américains,...
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by Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
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Included bibliographical references (p. 237), discography (p. 234-236), includes index
Topics: Blues (Music), Blues musicians, African Americans, Bluesmusiker, Autobiographie
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by Chapman, Robert, 1954-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-415) and index
Topics: Barrett, Syd, Rock musicians, Rock music fans, Lyricists
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by Lydon, John; Zimmerman, Keith; Zimmerman, Kent, 1953-
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Topics: Rotten, Johnny, Sex Pistols (Musical group), Popular Music
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by Reynolds, Simon, 1963-
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Originally published: Great Britain : Faber and Faber, 2005
Topics: Rock music, Punk rock music
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Bibliography: p. 406-414
Topic: Soul music
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hardcover, 522p
Topics: Popular Music, Rock, Indie, Punk, Alternative, History, Underground, Alternative rock music,...
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by Neal, Charles
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Cover title
Topics: Popular music, Alternative, Avant-garde, Experimental Rock, Interview, Punk
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by Knight, Nick, 1958-
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Discography: p. 48-50
Topics: Skinheads, Gangs
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by Licks, Dr; Jamerson, James, 1936-1983; Jamerson, James, Jr; Motown Record Corporation
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Bonus CD includes recorded comments and performances by fellow musicians, friends, and others who were influenced by James Jamerson
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Topics: Jamerson, James, 1936-1983, Motown Record Corporation, Bass guitarists, Bass guitar music, Popular...
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by McKeon, Elizabeth, 1962-; Gevirtz, Ralph, 1958-; Bandy, Julie, 1956-
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Includes index
Topics: Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977, Cooking, American
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by Huxley, Martin
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Topics: Reznor, Trent, Nine Inch Nails (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Love, Courtney, 1965-; Stander, Ava
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A multi-textual memoir chronicling the life of one of our most potent pop icons. Groundbreaking rock musician. Award-winning actress. Perceptive songwriter and author. Mother. Wife of a rock god. Fashionista and trendsetter. Provocateur. In each and every one of these roles Courtney Love has demonstrated a wholehearted commitment to her art, and an intense drive and a lust for life that have made her a star and a celebrity icon--but have also led her into some unwise, uncharted, and even...
Topics: Love, Courtney, 1965-, Love, Courtney, Rock musicians
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by Brosnac, Donald, 1947-
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Includes index
Topics: Guitar amplifiers, Amplifiers, Vacuum-tube, Music
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by Carpentier, Alejo, 1904-1980
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Translation of: Música en Cuba
Topics: Music, Populaire muziek, Dans, Musique, Musik, Geschichte
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by Matlock, Glen
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Topics: Matlock, Glen, Sex Pistols (Musical group), Sex Pistols, Rock musicians, Autobiographie, Popular...
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by Schreuders, Piet; Lewisohn, Mark; Smith, Adam
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Topic: Beatles London
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by Monk, Noel E; Guterman, Jimmy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-238)
Topics: Sex Pistols (Musical group), Punk rock musicians
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by Ambler, Eric, 1909-
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"Vintage books."
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by Herzhaft, Gérard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-406), discography (p. 407-478), and index
Topic: Blues (Music)
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by Phillips, John, 1935-; Jerome, Jim
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"Dolphin books."
Topics: Phillips, John, 1935-, Mamas and the Papas (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Anderson, Laurie, 1947-
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Topics: Anderson, Laurie, 1947-, Artists, Arts, American
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"Harvey Sheldon music historian presents the Golden Age of Pop Music, collection of documented stories featuring big swing bands and the greatest pop stars and love songs of the 30's, 40's, 50's and classic gems from the early 60's. This was an era of incredible stars, fantastic voices, beautiful harmonies, and magical melodies. It was the music we'll always remember -- it was the Golden Age of Pop Music! This collection of historical biographies and history features the true legends of...
Topics: Popular music, Musicians
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by Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
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Signed by the artist
Topics: Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987, Artists
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by Gehr, Richard, 1954-; Phish (Musical group)
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Topics: Phish (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Seeger, Pete, 1919-
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Distributor from label on t.p
Topic: Banjo
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by Stanley, Paul, 1952-; Simmons, Gene, 1949-; Sharp, Ken
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Statement of responsibility on book spine, front of dust jacket and dust jacket spine: "Ken Sharp with Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons"
Topics: Kiss (Musical group), Rock musicians, Rock groups
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by Turner, Ike; Cawthorne, Nigel
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Topics: Turner, Ike, Singers, Rock musicians
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by Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966; Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981
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With the marriage of "The Wizard of Oz's" most beloved song and the iridescent paintings of one of America's beloved artists, readers will find a feeling of warmth and exuberance and a sense that dreams "really do come true." 20 full-color illustrations
Topics: Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966, Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986
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Topic: Country music
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by Shapiro, Peter, 1969-; Lee, Iara
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Includes indexes
Topics: Electronic music, Music, Music and technology, Musique électronique, Musique, Musique et...
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by Booker, Cedella Marley; Winkler, Anthony C
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Includes index
Topics: Marley, Bob, Reggae musicians, Biographie
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by Performance Group; Schechner, Richard, 1934- ed; Eberstadt, Frederick, illus; Euripides. Bacchae
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"The play text of Dionysus in 69 is based on group improvisation, composition by members of The Performance Group and ... Euripides's the Bacchae."
Topics: Dionysus (Greek deity), Pentheus (Greek mythology), Bacchantes
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Topics: Sex Pistols (Musical group), Punk rock musicians
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Previous ed.: 1995?
Topics: Rock music, Rhythm and blues music, Rock groups, Psychedelic rock music, Rockmusik, Tonträger,...
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by Emery, Andrew, 1973-
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Includes index
Topics: Sound recordings, Rap (Music)
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Includes index
Topic: Country music
Source: removedNEL
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by Bruno, Franklin
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-151)
Topic: Costello, Elvis
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by Faria, Nelson, 1963-; Sher, Chuck
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Covers samba, bossa nova, choro, frevo, and baiäao; gives a general outline, basic pattern and variations, and examples of songs, accompaniments, and chord melodies for each area
Topics: Guitar, Guitar music, Arranged, Popular music
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by Spitz, Bob
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [948]-958, discography (p. [959]-961), and index
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Beatles, Rock musicians, Musicians, Rock music
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Cover title: The Playboy interview: the best of three decades, 1962-1992
Topics: Biography, Interviews, Biographies
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by Lord, Tom
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Includes indexes
Topics: Jazz, Tonträger, Verzeichnis
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by Hoffman, Abbie
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Published under the author's pseud: Free
Topics: Youth International Party, Radicalism --United States --History --20th century.
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by Hunt, Marsha, 1946-
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Includes index
Topics: Hunt, Marsha, 1946-, Musicians, Actors, African American musicians
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